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Board of Investigation and Research Records | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: Board of Investigation and Research RecordsAdd to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1944

Primary Creator: Board of Investigation and Research

Extent: 5.0 Cubic Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of thirteen reports issued by the Board of Investigation and Research.

Collection Historical Note

The Board of Investigation and Research was established by the Transportation Act of 1940 and extended by presidential proclamation in 1942. Its primary functions, according to the National Archives,  were to investigate and report "on the efficiency of carriers in transportation services, the extent to which carriers were aided by public funds, and the extent to which carriers were taxed by each level of government" (see http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/198.html). The Board was abolished by presidential proclamation in 1944.

Administrative Information

Repository: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Access Restrictions: This collection is available for use by the general public.

Use Restrictions: This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code.

Related Materials: Records of the Board of Investigation and Research, National archives and Records Administration For more information please see http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/198.html.

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Series 1Add to your cart.

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Item 1: Interstate Trade Barriers Affecting Motor-Vehicle TransportationAdd to your cart.

Item 2: Public Aids to Domestic Transportation, vol. 1Add to your cart.

Item 3: Public Aids to Domestic Transportation, vol. 2Add to your cart.

Item 4: Public Aids to Domestic Transportation, vol. 3Add to your cart.

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Item 1: Public Aids to Domestic Transportation, vol. 4Add to your cart.

Item 2: Practices and Procedures of Government ControlAdd to your cart.

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Item 1: The Economics of Iron and Steel TransportationAdd to your cart.

Item 2: Relative Economy and Fitness of CarriersAdd to your cart.

Item 3: Comparisons of Rail, Motor, and Water CarriersAdd to your cart.

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Item 1: Technological Trends in TransportationAdd to your cart.

Item 2: The Economics of Coal Traffic FlowAdd to your cart.

Item 3: Railroad Consolidation and Employee WelfareAdd to your cart.

Item 4: The National Traffic PatternAdd to your cart.

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Item 1: The Federal Regulatory Restrictions Upon Motor and Water CarriersAdd to your cart.

Item 2: Carrier TaxationAdd to your cart.

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Item 1: Carload Traffic StudyAdd to your cart.
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